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Travel Blogs from Pwani Mchangani Mdogo
... Jacqui and I went for a toddle along the foreshore, taking pix. We returned and ordered a bite to eat, awaiting Juma, who arrived at 1. A short chat, Jacqui and I wolfed our food, off we walked to the daladala terminus, boarded, and once full headed off south to a soccer pitch not far from Juma's rented rooms, and the airport. The same where Sheryl and I watched an exhibition march that Juma organised last year. Juma's club team were playing off for 3rd and 4th spots, and won 2-1! ...
... here and supposedly Bohemian Rhapsody was about about his life here...hmmmm...couple of thoughts...our driver had no clue what I was talking about when I asked him about Freddie Mercury and not sure the connection between the song and Zanzibar...unless he killed someone...
Anyway...another great night...with so much to experience...This is one place that should go on all bucket lists...I could see coming back here and spending a lot more time on the other side of the island.
... in different outfits and just keet repeating this process. It was really entertaining. After them, a Michael Jackson impersonator comes on to dance to a few songs, then this other group of dancers comes on to finish the entertainment. I don't have my camera so it's hard to explain, but first they seem to be quite scary demon things, then do some Diversity-style dancing, then go to get changed and come out to do some breakdancing. It was SO good. Kim and I wander onto the beach to look ...
... fish, but the coral was quite damaged. I decided not to go diving as I am not convinced I would see that much more.
One morning I swam with turtles. There is a small lagoon fed by the sea, where Leatherhead turtles are kept. You can go in the water and feed them seaweed, and they are all around you - bumping into you, and allowing you to touch them. They don't seem at all bothered - some were huge and could knock you off your feet! Fun!
... but that would have been a long long time ago. What remains is shell dust - in patches quite coarse but in large part very fine, like flour. It's bizarre to walk on - and to sink into. As wavelets lap against the shore they mix this dust up into a milky suspension. The fine seaweed which washes around at the whim of the waves is highly sought-after in Japanese restaurants. The sunset is pretty impressive as ...
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